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Grouchy old retired editor yells at punctuation clouds...

I consider myself a reasonable person. At least in most things. I don’t consider myself a grammar Nazi, either. But I have to admit there are some things, grammar-wise, that people do that drive me absolutely crazy. 1,043 more words


Further proof that a long memory is an essential asset for any successful newsroom

Last summer, while most football fans could enjoy a brief period of hope that this season might be the season their team does something special, Blackpool FC supporters weren’t even allowed that. 461 more words


Local media election diary: Side profiles, scary cartoons, genteel insults and playing with Periscope

Spin doctors spend a lot of money, and political parties waste a lot of money, trying to perfect an image for their leaders which doesn’t make people recoil in horror. 985 more words


Newspapers Digital News Summary-3/27/15

Newspapers are maximizing the opportunities within their print audiences while growing digital audiences and engagement to develop a sustainable model for the future. See how newspapers are meeting that challenge including the story- 322 more words


Missing the Point on Free Speech

Is it possible to be in favor of free speech, but to criticize something you don’t like?

As ridiculous as that question may be, the blindingly obvious answer seems to get lost on people, especially in the aftermath of Charlie Hebdo. 613 more words


Being a Pressman

I had become dissatisfied with my career as a radio personality.  I wanted a career change, but didn’t know what to do.  I saw an ad the the paper for a pressman.  998 more words


The power of digital journalism: The appeal for information solved in just 30 minutes

Here’s a story to warm the cockles of any journalist worried that digital journalism means losing many of the things we hold dear as regional journalists. 311 more words

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